Student Research Assistant

McGill University

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Department of Psychology

Position Summary:

  • Attending research team meetings

  • Conducting literature reviews

  • Identifying and interfacing with community partners

  • Participant recruitment

  • Identifying relevant community events that serve Black Quebecers

  • Recruiting at community events

  • Verifying participant identities and taking them through the consent process via zoom

  • Aid in facilitating participant compensation and follow-up

  • Assisting with data management


  • An interest in working with and doing research to support the wellbeing racially/ethnically minoritized youth and families

  • Knowledge of French and English: McGill University is an English-language university where day to day duties may require English communication both verbally and in writing. The level of English required for this position has been assessed at a level # 3 on a scale of 0-4

  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively

  • Good time management and organizational skills

  • Basic proficiency in and/or a willingness to learn SPSS, Qualtrics

  • High school diploma

  • Psychology coursework

  • Prior experience working in a research lab studying racially/ethnically marginalized youth and families

Hourly Salary:


Hours per Week:

20 (Part time)


McGill College 2001


Assistant Professor

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This position is covered by the Association of McGill University Research Employees (AMURE) collective agreement.

McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated groups to self-identify. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, [email protected] .

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